KYďTO KAOMISE 1718
   
Play title Meoto Matsu Jufuku no Kodane  In Japanese
Theater Miyako Handayű's theater
Producer Miyako Handayű
Playwright Sadoshima Sabur˘zaemon

The kaomise drama "Meoto Matsu Jufuku no Kodane" was produced in the 11th lunar month of 1718 [1] in ďsaka at Miyako Handayű's theater by Miyako Handayű himself (he was both nadai and zamoto). The opening day was the 28th day of the 11th lunar month of the 3rd year of the Ky˘h˘ era, which was the 18th of January 1719 in the western calendar. This kaomise program was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Tamekawa Kohy˘e Kunitama's okugata
2 Izumikawa Jűgor˘ Yoshimi Uky˘
3 Band˘ Hikosabur˘ I Murase Mikinoj˘
4 Miyazaki Giheita Kunihei, in reality Murase Hachir˘zaemon [2]
5 Yoshioka Sabur˘suke Kakunoj˘
6 Yamashita Kamenoj˘ I Princess Take [3]
7 Mihogi Gizaemon I Takehara Hy˘bu Saemon
8 Tamagawa Genzabur˘ Dekinoshin
9 Yamamoto Kamon Otomi
10 Kaneko Kichizaemon Yada Wadaemon [4]
11 Otowa Jirosabur˘ I Sakuma Gorojir˘
12 Kiyosaki Handayű Gorojir˘'s wife Katsu
13 Hyakuninshu Genzabur˘ Tada Monjűr˘

Others actors who took part in this kaomise program were:

Roles Actors
tachiyaku Kiriyama S˘shichi
Fujita Kuhachir˘
Kaneko Monjűr˘
d˘kegata Fukuyama Matagor˘
oyajigata Shiozaki Yozaemon
kashagata Fujishima Ch˘zaemon
wakaonnagata Nakamura Tsunehachi
Hanagaki Matsunosuke
Onoe Komurasaki I
wakashugata Hayakawa Kokatsu
Miyazaki Momotar˘
Kikukawa Ky˘nosuke
Yoshizawa Takegor˘

[1] "I worked on this kaomise page in December 2018, almost 300 years afterwards!" (Sh˘riya Aragor˘)

[2] Murase Hachir˘zaemon or Murase Hachirozaemon.

[3] Take-hime. Literally Princess Bamboo.

[4] Yada Wadaemon or Yata Wadaemon or Hatta Wadaemon. 3 possible readings. We prefer Yada Wadaemon.

 
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